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Gov. Hutchinson Announces 14 Appointments to State Agencies

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced 14 appointments today, ranging from a State Board of Education position to Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy positions. The majority of the appointments are replacements in the positions. Hutchinson named four reappointments, three of which were to the Arkansas Beef Council.

The appointments are listed below:

Chad Pekron, Bryant, to the State Board of Education. Appointment expires June 30, 2026. Replaces Walker Barth.

Anthony Doss, Springdale, to the Board of Directors of Northwest Technical Institute. Appointment expires June 30, 2024. Replaces Marianne Neighbors.

Dr. Rhonda Mattox, Roland, to the Mosaic Templars of America Center for African-American Culture and Business Enterprise Advisory Board. Appointment expires October 31, 2021. Replaces Jay Hartman.

Dr. Rosilee Russell, Fort Smith, to the Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children. Appointment expires July 20, 2021. Reappointment.

Jerri Henley, Batesville, to the Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children. Appointment expires July 20, 2021. Replaces Sabitha Govindarajan.

Caleb Plyler, Hope, to the Arkansas Beef Council. Appointment expires March 30, 2022. Reappointment.

Robert Campbell, Witts Springs, to the Arkansas Beef Council. Appointment expires March 30, 2022. Reappointment. 

John Knight, Russellville, to the Arkansas Beef Council. Appointment expires March 30, 2022. Reappointment.

Ricky Lattimore, McGehee, to the Black History Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires January 14, 2026. Replaces Myron Jackson.

Roy DePriest, Little Rock, to the Board of Trustees of the Arkansas School for the Blind and the Arkansas School for the Deaf. Appointment expires January 14, 2021. Replaces Everett Elam.

Starla Gresham, Conway, to the Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children. Appointment expires July 20, 2021. Replaces Dr. Kenneth Bridges.

John Dyess, Yellville, as a Special County Judge in the County Court of Marion County, Arkansas. Marion County Court Case Number: 2019-001. Replaces Marion County Judge John Massey, who has recused himself from the case.

Brock Thompson, Little Rock, to the State Board of Private Career Education. Appointment expires April 15, 2026. Replaces Danny Knight.

Velvet Medlock, Greenwood, to the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy. Appointment expires July 1, 2022. Replaces Dr. Ginger Fenter.

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